Meet The Team

Chiropractor Waterford Township MI Marc Gusse


Marc Gusse D.C.

Dr. Marc Gusse learned the value of chiropractic care at an early age after visits to the chiropractor cured his back spasms at the age of 13. Dr. Marc has been very passionate about the chiropractic profession ever since! Dr. Marc was always very active in sports, playing football, basketball, baseball, track, and soccer in high school. Dr. Marc graduated from Michigan State University with a business degree and moved to the Waterford area where he worked in logistics and coached high school basketball.

Dr. Marc was in a bad car accident that gave him a second chance at life and motivated him to dedicate his life to helping others as a chiropractor! Dr. Marc moved to San Jose, California to attend Palmer West College of Chiropractic. He spent 2 years working on the corporate chiropractic team at Apple Headquarters in Cupertino, CA before deciding to move back home to achieve his dream of helping others as a chiropractor in the Waterford area. There is no place like home! Since getting sober on January 1st, 2013, Dr Marc stays very active in the recovery community using his experience, strength, and hope to help others that deal with any substance abuse issues. Dr. Marc's hobbies include spending time with his family (especially his nieces and nephews), playing sports (basketball, volleyball, softball, golf, bowling), working out, listening to motivational audio books, water sports on the lake, building relationships in the community, and helping others!

Dr. Marc utilizes many different techniques including diversified, activator protocol, activator, Thompson, Applied Kinesiology, IATSM (instrument aided soft tissue manipulation), and Gonstead.

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Isaiah Avink D.C.

Dr. Isaiah Avink is a board-certified chiropractic physician. He completed his undergraduate studies at Grand Valley State University in Clinical Exercise Science prior to receiving his doctorate at Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2019.

During Dr. Isaiah Avink’s clinical rotations, he was nominated for the Clinical Excellency Award for his dedication to proper diagnosis, management, and patient-centered care.

Dr. Isaiah Avink is a board-certified physiotherapist with additional advanced certifications in The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, Parts A through D, as well as hundreds of hours of post-doctorate continuing medical education credits and certifications including Manipulation under anesthesia, MRI reading, Gonstead Extremity Adjustment, Activator Method, Cox Flexion Distraction, and Kennedy Spinal Decompression. Prior to coming to Recovered Chiropractic Dr. Isaiah Avink worked at Insight Surgical Hospital in Warren, MI.

Dr. Isaiah Avink utilizes many different techniques including diversified, activator protocol, activator, Thompson, Applied Kinesiology, IATSM (instrument-aided soft tissue manipulation), and Gonstead.

Chiropractor Waterford Township M Jacob Niergarth Meet The Team


Jake Niergarth D.C.

Dr. Jake began his chiropractic interests at just 8 years old. Originally joining his mother on her wellness visits, he became a chiropractic regular throughout his high school and undergraduate sports journey. Dr. Jake soon discovered a passion for helping people and quickly pursued his chiropractic degree at Sherman College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. After graduation, he moved to Georgia and practiced in the Augusta area for a couple of years before moving back to Michigan.

Dr. Jake grew up in Alpena, where he spent most of his free time in and on the water, or in the woods. During high school, he wrestled, ran cross country, and jumped for track. His running career carried over into collegiate cross country where he earned Academic All-American awards. Exploring different interests, he pursued many different Spartan Races, Tough Mudder, and Bone Frog, and the like. During chiropractic school, he discovered a love for shooting sports and continues to compete in USPSA and The Tactical Games at both local and national levels. When he is not at the office, you can find Dr. Jake cooking, weight lifting, swimming, or at the range. He practices Gonstead, Diversified, Thompson, and Active Release. He is very glad to be back in the mitten!


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Recovered Chiropractic
5140 Highland Road #1912
Waterford Township, MI 48327
(248) 618-3467